Matthew D. Berkowitz and James Steele to Present in Stafford webinar, “Leveraging Rule 68 Offers of
Washington, D.C. (April 8, 2022): On May 19th, 2022, 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM EDT, Carr Maloney attorneys Matthew D. Berkowitz, James P. Steele, and attorney Jennifer Calamia from Moritt Hock & Hamroff will be discussing how to draft, understand best practices, and how to leverage FRCP Rule 68 as a defense tool to pressure plaintiff to settle.
A well-executed offer can shift litigation costs to the plaintiff. If the plaintiff succeeds at or below the offer amount, a solid Rule 68 offer can cut off a plaintiff’s right to recover fees. The esteemed panel of speakers will discuss how defendants can leverage Rule 68 – Offers of Judgment to put pressure on the plaintiff to settle, the consequences of making an offer, considerations for the plaintiff in rejecting the offer, and strategic use of offers of judgment in class action litigation.
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